LITTLE SHOP OF HORROR STUFFED PEPPERS

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Yields1 Serving
 8 medium bell peppers (red, green, yellow)
 broccoli
 yellow squash
 mushrooms
 pea pods
 wooden skewers (large toothpicks)
 1 lb Italian sausage
 4 tbsp dry felafel mix
 water
 1 small yellow onion, diced
 garlic, diced
 basil
 black pepper
 mushrooms, diced
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Meat filling: Mix felafel mix with enough water to make a paste. Brown sausage and felafel paste separately. Felafel should be cooled until crumbly. Set meat and felafel aside. Saute onions, garlic, basil, and mushrooms together. Add meat and felafel and mix together. Set aside.
Vegetable filling: Cube or dice all vegetables. Mix in bowl; set aside.
Prepare bell peppers: Cut tops of peppers, remove seeds and cut a design in top of peppers. Skew peppers together so they won't fall apart in oven. After peppers are secure stuff them full with fillings ( 4 veggie, 4 meat). Place circle of peppers on top of tomato sauce (see below) Sauce should be about 1 1/2 inch deep. Cook for 25 minutes or until veggies are tender but slightly crunchy. Garnish as desired or just eat.

COOKING TIME: 25 minutes

Ingredients

 8 medium bell peppers (red, green, yellow)
 broccoli
 yellow squash
 mushrooms
 pea pods
 wooden skewers (large toothpicks)
 1 lb Italian sausage
 4 tbsp dry felafel mix
 water
 1 small yellow onion, diced
 garlic, diced
 basil
 black pepper
 mushrooms, diced

Directions

1

Meat filling: Mix felafel mix with enough water to make a paste. Brown sausage and felafel paste separately. Felafel should be cooled until crumbly. Set meat and felafel aside. Saute onions, garlic, basil, and mushrooms together. Add meat and felafel and mix together. Set aside.
Vegetable filling: Cube or dice all vegetables. Mix in bowl; set aside.
Prepare bell peppers: Cut tops of peppers, remove seeds and cut a design in top of peppers. Skew peppers together so they won't fall apart in oven. After peppers are secure stuff them full with fillings ( 4 veggie, 4 meat). Place circle of peppers on top of tomato sauce (see below) Sauce should be about 1 1/2 inch deep. Cook for 25 minutes or until veggies are tender but slightly crunchy. Garnish as desired or just eat.

COOKING TIME: 25 minutes

LITTLE SHOP OF HORROR STUFFED PEPPERS